The Resource An absolutely remarkable thing : a novel, Hank Green., (eaudio)

An absolutely remarkable thing : a novel, Hank Green., (eaudio)

Label
An absolutely remarkable thing : a novel
Title
An absolutely remarkable thing
Title remainder
a novel
Statement of responsibility
Hank Green.
Creator
Contributor
Author
Narrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In his much-anticipated debut novel, Hank Green--cocreator of Crash Course, Vlogbrothers, and SciShow--spins a sweeping, cinematic tale about a young woman who becomes an overnight celebrity before realizing she's part of something bigger, and stranger, than anyone could have possibly imagined.The Carls just appeared. Roaming through New York City at three a.m., twenty-three-year-old April May stumbles across a giant sculpture. Delighted by its appearance and craftsmanship--like a ten-foot-tall Transformer wearing a suit of samurai armor--April and her friend, Andy, make a video with it, which Andy uploads to YouTube. The next day, April wakes up to a viral video and a new life. News quickly spreads that there are Carls in dozens of cities around the world--from Beijing to Buenos Aires--and April, as their first documentarian, finds herself at the center of an intense international media spotlight. Seizing the opportunity to make her mark on the world, April now has to deal with the consequences her new particular brand of fame has on her relationships, her safety, and her own identity. And all eyes are on April to figure out not just what the Carls are, but what they want from us. Compulsively entertaining and powerfully relevant, An Absolutely Remarkable Thing grapples with big themes, including how the social internet is changing fame, rhetoric, and radicalization; how our culture deals with fear and uncertainty; and how vilification and adoration spring for the same dehumanization that follows a life in the public eye. The beginning of an exciting fiction career, An Absolutely Remarkable Thing is a bold and insightful novel of now
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technical information on music
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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Green, Hank
Dewey number
813/.6
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
PS3607.R43285
LC item number
A63 2018
Literary text for sound recordings
fiction
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Kristen Sieh and Hank Green
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sieh, Kristen
  • Green, Hank
  • OverDrive, Inc
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fame
  • Social media
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Label
An absolutely remarkable thing : a novel, Hank Green., (eaudio)
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Publication
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unknown
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (09 hr., 26 min., 39 sec.))
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unknown
Form of item
online
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not applicable
Isbn
9780525641797
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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digital
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Sound
sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
Stock number
6EF1D7DD-8223-4BC7-A784-C130FE3F1009
System control number
  • on1054684005
  • (OCoLC)1054684005
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Label
An absolutely remarkable thing : a novel, Hank Green., (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 sound file (09 hr., 26 min., 39 sec.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780525641797
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
digital
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
6EF1D7DD-8223-4BC7-A784-C130FE3F1009
System control number
  • on1054684005
  • (OCoLC)1054684005
Tape configuration
not applicable
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